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Hear about Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) laws, their impact on the affordability of consumer healthcare products, and how consumers can participate in existing drug disposal take-back programs.

Dec 6, 2021

Pennsylvania Representative Melissa Shusterman (D-Schuylkill Township) has introduced H.B. 1873, legislation that would mandate product manufacturers to establish extended producer responsibility (EPR) programs for product packaging.

Sep 22, 2021

The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) Executive Committee adopted 96 policy resolutions during their 89th Annual Meeting, which was held virtually this year. The environmental committee of the organization introduced a policy resolution (resolution #57) supporting plastic pollution reduction as a response to a growing inability by municipalities to handle waste management systems.

Sep 8, 2021

Congratulations to our U.S. Self-Care Marketing Awards Finalists! With more than 50 outstanding entries received, a judging panel of nine independent experts narrowed the field to 21 finalists who will be honored at the foundation’s virtual annual gala.

Sep 8, 2021

Last week, the Oregon legislature passed S.B. 582, a first-of-its-kind law that shifts costs of recycling and product packaging disposal from municipal governments to producers of products. CHPA opposed the bill’s passage and had engaged in a session-long negotiation with lawmakers to exempt products produced by consumer healthcare manufacturers.

Jun 30, 2021

PCPC and CHPA appreciate the opportunity to comment on FDA Notice of Intent to Prepare and Environmental Impact Statement to evaluate environmental effects for marketing certain OTC sunscreen products.

Jun 14, 2021

What does climate change and environmental policy have to do with FDA approved self-care products? More than you’d think! Hear from Carlos Gutierrez and Kevin Canan as they dig into what’s ahead for the consumer healthcare industry when it comes to environmental rules and regulations.

Jun 7, 2021

State legislators in Illinois and Oregon have sent bills to their respective Governors proposing labeling requirements for non-flushable wipes to ensure product packaging is clearly and conspicuously labeled as "do not flush."

Jun 3, 2021

State and local policy issues impacting dietary supplements across the country.

May 17, 2021

This week, CHPA participated in a hearing of the Maine Joint Committee on Environment and Natural Resources where two extended producer responsibility (EPR) bills related to product packaging were being debated.

May 12, 2021

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